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SHORT NEWS ITEMS.
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 WIGTON.
  THE SEWERAGE.
     The inspector of the Wigton Local Board has reported that there was a leakage in the main sewer at the outlet at Longstens. He had the pipes opened out, and the Works Committee visited the place yesterday.
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 LARGE GOOSE EGG.
     A very large goose egg was brought to the Wigton office of this paper on Wednesday last. It measured about twelve inches round. The goose, which is the property of Messrs. T. and M. GATE, of Hall Bank, Bolton, and had already laid early in the year and reared one brood of goslings, and she had now been laying for some weeks.
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 THE ARBITRATION CASES.
THE LOCAL BOARD v. DALTON AND FIDLER.
     We hear that the claims made by Messrs. DALTON and FIDLER for damages &c., in carrying the sewerage through their land, have been settled satisfactorily. The matter will probably come before the ordinary meeting of the Local Board next week.
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 L. O. G. T.
     The members of the Enterprise (Wigton) Lodge of Good Templars had an agreeable treat at their usual meeting on Thursday evening last. The W.C.T. Bro. B. WILKINSON had prepared a very sumptuous supper to which the members sat down before the more serious business of the evening commenced.
     The treat was much enjoyed, all the more because unexpected. After routine business was got through, the remainder of the evening was spent harmoniously.
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 GIG ACCIDENT NEAR WIGTON.
     On Wednesday evening last, as Mr. GIBSON, jun., of Carlisle, was driving from Wigton to Aikton, the horse shied below Standingstone, and ran one wheel of the conveyance on to the embankment. It was thrown over, and the driver got a severe bruise and shaking. The time was rather late at night, and with the assistance of Sergeant IREDALE and ?? BOWNESS, Dr. TIFFEN was consulted, and Mr. GIBSON was off again to his destination. No bones were broken, but Mr. GIBSON suffered severe pain about the shoulders for some time.
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